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Bo-Kaap “monster” development receives strong opposition from Civic Association

The Bo-Kaap development has seen extensive objections from the local Civic and Rate-Payers Associations, professionals and academics.

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The cities this week

News and views from our cities.

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What If – we take back our quarrys?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 2: Taking back our quarrys.

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Gentrification should be worked into the City: The challenge for Cape Town

Gentrification has many forms and definitions. A recent Case Study on gentrification in Woodstock defines it is as, “a transformation of a dilapidated neighbourhood into an upgraded, attractive area with an influx of a higher social class that is pushing out the original, poorer residents”. So can gentrification work for everyone?